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Thanks for the variations.
pretty cool puzzle
Thanks. My first composition!
Well spotted with the Queen sacrifice.
Servietsky's line is wrong. After Qd5 the line is Qxd5 Nxd5 Nd7+ Kc8 Nb6++ Kb8 Nxa8 Kxa8 and white is up in material.
@ mattattack99 - your puzzle appears to have no relationship with the Valejjo - Svidler game in post in #2.
You perhaps derived it somehow, but it's hard to guess how, since in your "version" black did not castle but slowly moved to a queenside, and in the game black castled kingside on move 7.
On move 18, I looked at Nxh7, instead of the game's Nxf7. My analysis led to the black king running toward the queenside. That's how I reached the diagrammed position.
Servietsky- On your line (comment 12) you gave 5. Nxa8. White would play Nxd5, and with 2 pieces for a rook and a far advanced passed pawn on h5, white would be winning.
Wait a minute. In the game that Mattattack originally posted, 1. Qc6 Qc8 2. Bxc8 bxc6 3. Bf5 is better for Black, isn't it?
No, because white would play 2. Na6+! to deflect the b-pawn, followed by 3. Bxc8.
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